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Course Details

Course Prerequisites

This course is for adult citizens and legal permanent resident who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, and local laws, and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills as presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection in the Home course.

Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to use the firearms in self-defense and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situation.

Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection in the Home course certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation.

Course Description

The course is divided into two levels. Level one is nine-hours and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Students spend several hours on the range and fire approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one.

Upon completion, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours on the range, firing an additional 115 rounds of ammunition, while learning advanced shooting skills. The stated time and ammunition requirements are the minimum and may be exceeded. Students will receive:

     • NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home handbook

     • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure

     • Level one/level two course completion certificate(s)


Lesson III: The "Firearms and the Law," and "Legal Aspects of Self-Defense" portions of the Personal Protection In and Outside the Home. Courses are conducted by one of the following:

     • An attorney who is licensed to practice law within the state in which

this course is given, and who is familiar with this area of the Law

     • A Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or

higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state

     • An individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the

state in which this course is presented

NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above, and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or another state-certified individual, but not in their capacity and an NRA-certified instructor.


Course Requirements


• Handgun

• Holster

• Extra mags

• 350 Rounds of ammo

     • Factory-fresh ammo only - absolutely no reloads or specialty ammo

• Eye & ear protection

NOTE: Handgun & ammo (9mm) can be provided for an additional $100.00



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Interested in this course but cant attend the course date(s) or there are no more available dates listed? Join the course waitlist, make a $50 non-refundable deposit and pay the remaining balance of your course when we schedule it. You will be contacted when there is enough interest in scheduling another course. Click here to join.



This is a Group Only course. There has to be a minimum of 3 students to take the course. If you do not have a group of 3, you can join our wait list by clicking here. Fill out the form and we will be in contact with you when there are other interested students. Price shown for the course is the group pricing. That price will be split between 3 people.




9AM - 5PM





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